Implicating
Implicate Im"pli*cate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Implicated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Implicating}.] [L. implicatus, p. p. of implicare to involve; pref. im- in + plicare to fold. See {Employ}, {Ply}, and cf. {Imply}, {Implicit}.] 1. To infold; to fold together; to interweave. [1913 Webster]

The meeting boughs and implicated leaves. --Shelley. [1913 Webster]

2. To bring into connection with; to involve; to connect; -- applied to persons, in an unfavorable sense; as, the evidence implicates many in this conspiracy; to be implicated in a crime, a discreditable transaction, a fault, etc. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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